ontario news watch

Doug Ford stood at a podium on Wednesday morning with Hamilton Harbour behind him. Read More

LONDON — The BBC said on Friday it had stopped reporting in Russia after parliament passed a law there imposing a jail term of up to 15 years for anyone found to be intentionally spreading “fake” news. Read More

WASHINGTON — The congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday said former President Donald Trump may have engaged in criminal conduct in his bid to overturn his election defeat. Read More

A pair of independent reports recommend Laurentian University make significant changes to its governance and strategic plan after finding the insolvent school lacks accountability. Read More

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to reprimand Russia for invading Ukraine and demanded that Moscow stop fighting and withdraw its military forces, an action that aims to diplomatically isolate Russia at the world body. Read More

With gas prices skyrocketing, it’s time to put a pause on hiking the federal carbon tax set to rise on April 1. Read More

TORONTO — Ontario health officials reported 9,826 new cases of COVID-19 Boxing Day. Read More

JOHANNESBURG — Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and veteran of South Africa’s struggle against apartheid who was revered as his nation’s conscience by both Black and white, died on Sunday aged 90. Read More

Hwy. 413 promises to divide not just provincial voters in the next election — the Doug Ford Progressive Conservatives are the only party vowing to build it — but also communities and neighbours. Read More

For City of Toronto employees, it still looks like it’s going to be either a scary Christmas or an unhappy New Year. Read More